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New York State administered the ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Common Core tests in April 2014 and is now making a portion of the questions from those tests available for review and use. These released questions will help students, families, educators, and the public better understand how tests have changed to assess the instructional shifts demanded by the Common Core and to assess the rigor required to ensure that all students are on track to college and career readiness.
SHSAT Math Practice Test 2014
Test Name  SHSAT Practice Test 
Administrated By  The New York City Department of Education 
Test name  Mathematics 
Total time duration  N/A 
Type of Test  NY Released Question 2014 
Total Questions  30 Multiple Choice 
Printable PDF  YES 
Answers and Explanation  Yes 
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Question 1 of 30
1. Question
1 pointsCraig went bowling with $25 to spend. He rented shoes for $5.25 and paid $4.00 for each game. What was the greatest number of games Craig could have played?

Question 2 of 30
2. Question
1 pointsThe label on a 1 ½ pound bag of wildflower seeds states that it will cover an area of 375 square feet. Based on this information, what is the number of square feet that1 pound of wildflower seeds will cover?

Question 3 of 30
3. Question
1 pointsWhich expression is equivalent to (7x – 5 ) – ( 3x – 2 )?

Question 4 of 30
4. Question
1 pointsThe Lions won 16 games last year. This year the Lions won 20 games. What is the percent increase in the number of games the Lions won from last year to this year?

Question 5 of 30
5. Question
1 pointsThe table shows prices for shoe rental, games, and snacks at the bowling alley.
Gina rented shoes, bowled 3 games, and bought 1 order of nachos. She used a coupon for ½ off the price of her bowling games. What was Gina’s total cost before tax was added?

Question 6 of 30
6. Question
1 pointsThe population of a city is expected to increase by 7.5% next year. If p represents the current population, which expression represents the expected population next year?

Question 7 of 30
7. Question
1 pointsLaticia randomly selected 25% of the seventhgrade students in her school and asked them their favorite season. Of the students surveyed, 51 chose summer as their favorite season. Based on the data, what is the most reasonable prediction of the number of seventhgrade students in her school who would choose summer as their favorite season?

Question 8 of 30
8. Question
1 pointsMs. Graves gave her class 12 minutes to read. Carrie 5 ½ read pages in that time. At what rate, in pages per hour, did Carrie read?

Question 9 of 30
9. Question
1 pointsMs. Andrews made the line plots below to compare the quiz scores for her firstperiod math class and her secondperiod math class. She gave the same quiz to each class.
What conclusion can Ms. Andrews make about the performance of her first and secondperiod classes?

Question 10 of 30
10. Question
1 pointsWhich tree diagram shows all of the possible outcomes for tossing a coin and rolling a fair number pyramid that has four sides labeled 1 through 4?

Question 11 of 30
11. Question
1 pointsAn owner of a small store knows that in the last week 54 customers paid with cash, 42 paid with a debit card, and 153 paid with a credit card. Based on the number of customers from last week, which fraction is closest to the probability that the next customer will pay with cash?

Question 12 of 30
12. Question
1 pointsScientists determined that Antarctica’s average winter temperature was 34.44°. The difference between this temperature and Antarctica’s highest recorded temperature was 49.44 degrees. What was Antarctica’s highest recorded temperature?

Question 13 of 30
13. Question
1 pointsThe expression below was simplified using two properties of operations.
5(11z + 29 + 6z)
step 1 5(11z +6z + 29)
step 2 5(17z + 29)
step 3 85z + 145Which properties were applied in Steps 1 and 3, respectively?

Question 14 of 30
14. Question
1 pointsSolve for x .
0.5x + 78.2 = 287 
Question 15 of 30
15. Question
1 pointsKatie bought 4 sweaters that each cost the same amount and 1 skirt that cost $20. The items she bought cost a total of $160 before tax was added. What was the cost of each sweater?

Question 16 of 30
16. Question
1 pointsJocelyn was shopping at a farmers’ market. She observed the prices of cucumbers at several stands. Which sign shows a proportional relationship in the pricing of the cucumbers?

Question 17 of 30
17. Question
1 pointsDoug earns $10.50 per hour working at a restaurant. On Friday he spent 1 (1/3) hours cleaning, 2(1/3) hours doing paperwork, and 1 (5/12) hours serving customers. What were Doug’s earnings?

Question 18 of 30
18. Question
1 pointsThe test scores of the students in Mr. Duffy’s class are shown on the line plot below.
Most of the students in Ms. Guzman’s class scored higher than most of the students in Mr. Duffy’s class on the same test. Which line plot could represent the test scores of the students in Ms. Guzman’s class?

Question 19 of 30
19. Question
1 pointsA store sold 650 bicycles last year. This year the store sold 572 bicycles. What is the percent decrease in the number of bicycles sold from last year to this year?

Question 20 of 30
20. Question
1 pointsSammy drew a rectangle that was w inches wide. The expression 2(2w) + 2(w) represents the perimeter of the rectangle that Sammy drew. Which statement relates the perimeter to the width of the rectangle?

Question 21 of 30
21. Question
1 pointsSally has a discount card that reduces the price of her grocery bill in a certain grocery store by 5%. If c represents the cost of Sally’s groceries, which expression represents Sally’s grocery bill?

Question 22 of 30
22. Question
1 pointsThe cost of oranges in a grocery store is directly proportional to the number of oranges purchased. Jerri paid $2.52 for 6 oranges. If p represents the cost, in dollars, and n represents the number of oranges purchased, which equation best represents this relationship?

Question 23 of 30
23. Question
1 pointsCharis invested $140. She earned a simple interest of 3% per year on the initial investment. If no money was added or removed from the investment, what was the amount of interest Charis received at the end of two years?

Question 24 of 30
24. Question
1 pointsWhich expression is equivalent to 4.8 + 2.2w – 1.4w + 2.4

Question 25 of 30
25. Question
1 pointsA storeowner made a list of the number of greeting cards sold last month. The store sold 167 thankyou cards, 285 birthday cards, and 56 blank cards. Based on these data, which number is closest to the probability that the next customer will buy a blank card?

Question 26 of 30
26. Question
1 pointsBananas cost $0.45 per pound. What equation is used to find C, the total cost of p pounds of bananas?

Question 27 of 30
27. Question
1 pointsA store purchased a DVD for $12.00 and sold it to a customer for 50% more than the purchase price. The customer was charged a 7% tax when the DVD was sold. What was the customer’s total cost for the DVD?

Question 28 of 30
28. Question
1 pointsTo select a new school mascot, 20 randomly selected students in each grade were asked to choose between the two finalists: tiger and eagle. The results are shown below.
Which statement is best supported by the results?

Question 29 of 30
29. Question
1 pointsNadia will survey 50 students in her town to find out what their favorite summertime activity is. Which group would likely give the best representation for her survey?

Question 30 of 30
30. Question
1 pointsTracy has $35 to buy comic books and to pay for a movie ticket. Each comic book costs $3. The movie ticket costs $10. Which inequality can be used to determine how many comic books, b, Tracy can buy?
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